The Independent Games Festival attracted a record number of student contestants
this year, pushing the competition's total number of entries to over 1,000.
Student Competition highlights for IGF 2014 include the Kickstarter-funded platformer-roguelike Risk of Rain
and HKU University of the Arts Utrecht's Westerado
, along with motion-controlled experiments like the Oculus Rift-powered Anamnesis
and Perfect Woman
, a Kinect pose-mimicking collaboration between CLA Game Lab and Filmakademy Baden-Wurttemberg.
IGF's Main Competition saw 656 entries
this year, including indie standouts like Blendo Games' Quadrilateral Cowboy
and Vlambeer's Nuclear Throne
. Award winners will be announced in March.